self-replicating


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self-replicating

(sĕlf′rĕp′lĭ-kā′tĭng)
adj.
Replicating oneself or itself: self-replicating cells.

self′-rep′li·ca′tion n.
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The RepRap is a partially self-replicating printer, so much of it can be 3D printed by other printers or another RepRap.
I expect malware modified with self-replicating capabilities to continue in 2018, particularly given the disruption caused by WannaCry and NotPetya inspiring similar attacks.
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Therefore, the UC San Diego researchers focused their approach on developing a self-replicating, RNA-based method (one that doesn't integrate into the DNA) with the ability to be retained and degraded in a controlled fashion, and that would only need to be introduced once into the cell.
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"The nature of their mistakes suggests that they are amateurs, albeit skillful amateurs, as they did create a quite practicable piece of self-replicating destructive malware," said Tarakanov.